Hearty Beef Stew with a Twist



Hearty Beef Stew with a Twist

Picture a cozy evening by the fireplace, the aroma of a simmering pot filling the air with anticipation. That’s the scene set by our Hearty Beef Stew with a Twist. This recipe is a delightful deviation from the ordinary, elevating the classic beef stew to new heights of flavor and comfort.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of cubed beef stew meat
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 4 potatoes, cubed
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Coat the beef stew meat with flour, shaking off the excess.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat; brown the beef in batches until golden brown on all sides.
  3. Add chopped onion and minced garlic; cook until onion is translucent.
  4. Stir in beef broth, red wine, bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hour.
  5. Add carrots and potatoes; simmer for an additional 30 minutes or until vegetables and meat are tender.
  6. Stir in frozen peas and cook for 5 minutes until heated through.
  7. Remove bay leaves, and season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 6

Our Hearty Beef Stew with a Twist is a perfect dish for cold winter nights, bringing warmth and flavor to your table. The combination of tender beef, aromatic herbs, and the richness of red wine creates a stew that’s not only hearty but also sophisticated. Your family and guests will be asking for seconds!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

– Calories: 450
– Fat: 12g
– Carbohydrates: 32g
– Protein: 45g

Picture this stew bubbling away in your kitchen, and the anticipation it builds as it fills your home with its comforting fragrance. Our Hearty Beef Stew with a Twist is more than just a meal; it’s an experience, a delightful twist on tradition that will become a cherished favorite in your family’s recipe collection.